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  • New urgent care center comes together

    The walls went up last week on a new urgent care center on Floyd Drive, which is expected to open in September.

    Kentucky Urgent Care will bring the first dialysis center to Carroll County, along with office space where new specialists can see patients locally, Dr. Mark Miller said in a Friday interview. Miller, along with Drs. Samer Hussein, Ranjhan Gopang and others are partners in the corporation developing the project.

  • Conway: City violated state's open records law

    Kentucky’s attorney general issued a  decision May 23 stating that the city of Carrollton violated the state’s Open Records Act on a request for information regarding properties on Polk Street.

    The decision, issued by Attorney General Jack Conway and Assistant Attorney General Amye L. Bensenhaver, states that the city violated the open-records law by failing to properly respond to a records request from Salome Frances Spenneburg Kist.

  • Perception vs. reality

    Raw data from an area shopping survey conducted last month by Northern Kentucky Area Development District provides a glimpse into what area residents would like to see in the historic downtown section of Carrollton’s business district.

    The historic district, defined by the Carrollton Main Street Program, includes the area from Prestonville bridge east to Seventh Street and from the Ohio River south to Sycamore Street.

  • City cleanup a success

    Mayor Gene McMurry said the city cleanup day with Rumpke Saturday was successful; however there was not as big of a turnout as he had hoped. About 25-30 residents participated in the cleanup, and two people called needing assistance getting their items to the curb. McMurry said the cleanup was successful enough that he wants to host the event again next year.

  • NKADD pleased with survey participation

    Carrollton Main Street Program manager Sam Burgess presented city council with the raw data from the Northern Kentucky Area Development District’s shopping preferences survey at Monday night’s meeting. He said NKADD will refine the information and make a presentation before council with their findings. The survey will be one chapter in the marketing analysis.

  • Greenbaum Associates selected for inspection, testing at RV park

    Carrollton City Council received three proposals for an inspection and materials testing for the Two Rivers RV park. They chose Greenbaum Associates Inc. out of Louisville. The cost is $12,050 and will include the testing of 10 asphalt cores for bulk density and thickness as well as special inspections and materials testing including compaction testing for soil, dense graded aggregate, asphalt and concrete testing, according to their written proposal.

  • Greenbaum Associates selected for inspection, testing at RV park

    Carrollton City Council received three proposals for an inspection and materials testing for the Two Rivers RV park. They chose Greenbaum Associates Inc. out of Louisville. The cost is $12,050 and will include the testing of 10 asphalt cores for bulk density and thickness as well as special inspections and materials testing including compaction testing for soil, dense graded aggregate, asphalt and concrete testing, according to their written proposal.

  • Road work will cease for holiday, Kentucky Speedway’s big race

    By Brenna R. Kelly

    Landmark News Service

    When more than 100,000 race fans make their way to and from the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta next month for the track’s inaugural Sprint Cup race, they won’t have to deal with the construction zones that have plagued Northern Kentucky roads this spring.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is halting most of the half-dozen construction projects underway on area interstates from June 30 to July 12.

  • Carroll eligible for federal flood assistance

    Carroll County home-owners and property owners who suffered damage from spring flooding can apply for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    Director of Emergency Management Ed Webb said Monday the federal agency qualified Carroll County for the disaster assistance program late last week.

    Rain in April and May pushed levels up along both the Ohio and Kentucky rivers, flooding many parts of Carroll County.

  • First Friday